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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Oklahoma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Okmulgee Man Pleads Guilty To Possession Of Firearm, Ammunition

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Kenneth Delano Fultz, Jr., age 46, of Okmulgee, Oklahoma pled guilty to Felon in Possession of Firearm and Ammunition, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1), 924(a)(2) and 924(e)(1), punishable by not more than 10 years imprisonment, a fine up to $250,000.00 or both. 
                
The Indictment alleged that on or about January 16, 2018, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, Kenneth Delano Fultz, Jr., having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, a firearm and ammunition, to-wit: One (1) Sig Sauer, Model SP, 9mm semi-automatic pistol, serial number 24B215081; and Eleven (11) rounds Tulammo, 7.62 x 39 caliber ammunition, which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce. 

The charges arose from an investigation by the Okmulgee Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. 

The Honorable Kimberly E. West, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the plea and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation report. 

Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris represented the United States.

Updated April 13, 2018